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US speeds up entry for Ukrainian refugees fleeing Russian invasion as more reach Mexico border
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US speeds up entry for Ukrainian refugees fleeing Russian invasion as more reach Mexico border

Tijuana has become a final stop for Ukrainians seeking refuge in the US, where they are drawn by friends and families ready to host them

Fan attends Coldplay concert 6 years after he first met Chris Martin at hospital; fulfills promise
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Fan attends Coldplay concert 6 years after he first met Chris Martin at hospital; fulfills promise

When Salvador Vargas from Michoacán, Mexico, was in the hospital six years ago where he met Chris Martin for the first time, the latter had promised to see him again after he had fully recovered and was ready to attend their concert

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: US, Mexico seal qualification; Costa Rica face New Zealand in playoff
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: US, Mexico seal qualification; Costa Rica face New Zealand in playoff

The USA were beaten 2-0 by Costa Rica in San Jose to finish third in the standings while Mexico eased past El Salvador 2-0 in Mexico City to finish second overall.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Canada kept waiting after Costa Rica loss, US-Mexico draw
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Canada kept waiting after Costa Rica loss, US-Mexico draw

Canada remain on top of the qualifying standings for Central America, North America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF), however, with 25 points and two rounds remaining.

Mexico: 5.7 magnitude earthquake shakes city, say seismologists
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Mexico: 5.7 magnitude earthquake shakes city, say seismologists

The epicenter was near the municipality of Isla in Veracruz state, at a depth of 113 kilometers, the National Seismological Service reported, revising an initial estimate of 6.2 magnitude

Zoo visitor performs magic trick in front of monkey, watch what happened next
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Zoo visitor performs magic trick in front of monkey, watch what happened next

The 50-second video was first published on TikTok last week and has since received millions of views

Love in the Time of Covertness: Columbian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez had a secret daughter with Mexican writer
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Love in the Time of Covertness: Columbian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez had a secret daughter with Mexican writer

Gabriel García Márquez had a daughter with Susana Cato, a writer and journalist who worked with him on two movie scripts. Their daughter Indira is now in her early 30s, and uses her mother’s surname.

New Year parties across the globe slashed as COVID-19 wave hammers countries
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New Year parties across the globe slashed as COVID-19 wave hammers countries

From Greece to Mexico, from Barcelona to Bali and across swathes of Europe, authorities have cancelled or curtailed public gatherings, either closing or imposing curfews on nightclubs.

Mexico: At least 49 migrants dead, 58 injured after truck overturns
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Mexico: At least 49 migrants dead, 58 injured after truck overturns

Survivors said they were on their way to Mexico's Puebla, where they would presumably have contracted with another set of migrant smugglers to take them to the US border

Mexico: Armed group rams vehicles into prison, escapes with nine inmates
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Mexico: Armed group rams vehicles into prison, escapes with nine inmates

Authorities said two vehicles were burned as well as part of the criminal group's operation, as a distraction

19 dead, 32 injured after bus carrying pilgrims crashes in central Mexico
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19 dead, 32 injured after bus carrying pilgrims crashes in central Mexico

The bus was heading from the western state of Michoacan to Chalma, a town that has been visited by Roman Catholic pilgrims for centuries.

WTA Finals 2021: Garbiñe Muguruza beats Anett Kontaveit in two sets to win maiden title
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WTA Finals 2021: Garbiñe Muguruza beats Anett Kontaveit in two sets to win maiden title

The 28-year-old Spaniard beat Anett Kontaveit 6-3, 7-5 to improve her record playing in Mexico at 14 wins and two losses

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie on target as US sink Mexico
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie on target as US sink Mexico

The win leaves the United States on top of the eight-team final round of CONCACAF standings with 14 points from seven games.

Mexico: 19 dead, three injured after transport truck smashes into cars and toll booth
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Mexico: 19 dead, three injured after transport truck smashes into cars and toll booth

Videos posted on social media showed some of the vehicles involved in the accident engulfed in flames, while others near the toll booth were completely destroyed

Drug violence shakes Mexican beach resorts
World

Drug violence shakes Mexican beach resorts

Mexico's beach resorts are reeling as gangs involved in drug dealing and extortion take their turf wars to the country's tourist havens

FIFA hand out punishments for bad behaviour to over 50 nations
Sports

FIFA hand out punishments for bad behaviour to over 50 nations

A list of rulings by the disciplinary committee of the governing body of world football included the details of Hungary's punishment for racism by supporters and breaches of security including smoke bombs and blocked staircases in matches against England and Andorra.

S Jaishankar in Mexico: Bilateral cooperation in trade and investment talks on agenda during 3-day trip
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S Jaishankar in Mexico: Bilateral cooperation in trade and investment talks on agenda during 3-day trip

The trade between the two countries reached $10.155 billion in 2018, according to official data

From conflict in Kashmir to starvation deaths in Tigray: Local problems take centre stage at 76th UNGA
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From conflict in Kashmir to starvation deaths in Tigray: Local problems take centre stage at 76th UNGA

The meet gave world leaders the opportunity to discuss and deliberate on some of the most unstable and unsettling current conflicts, which could have global repercussions

Uproar mounts over reports of border agents abusing Haitian migrants in Texas
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Uproar mounts over reports of border agents abusing Haitian migrants in Texas

Pictures by AFP photographer Paul Ratje and video footage appeared to show riders swinging their long reins to threaten migrants and push them back toward the river

Why US is launching mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas
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Why US is launching mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas

The rapid expulsions were made possible by a pandemic-related authority adopted by former president Donald Trump in March 2020 that allows for migrants to be immediately removed from the country without an opportunity to seek asylum